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Study abroad

Choose from our full range of subjects (units or classes) available, many of which include practical fieldwork. The popular subject areas include:

  • Business, management and marketing
  • Cultural studies
  • Tourism and event management
  • Creative arts
  • Environmental science
  • Indigenous studies

Students will be required to choose a minimum of three units and a maximum of four units per session. Check with your home institution regarding credit transfer from Southern Cross University.

Career Start

Career Start (Study Abroad) is a program that includes ten weeks of English Language Proficiency program plus four (4) units of academic study for students with English language IELTS of 5.0. Students complete the ten weeks of English language study prior to starting the teaching session of 15 weeks. The Nursing and Allied Health stream requires and IELTS of 6.0. Additional English is also available for students with IELTS 4.5.

Tuition fee for 2022/2023: $13,340.

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Study Abroad Program 2024
 CRICOS: 019864G Package Fee *
3 undergraduate units $7,330
4 undergraduate units $9,640
3 undergraduate units (includes Explore Australia trip) $8,130
4 undergraduate units (includes Explore Australia trip) $10,440

* Can include tuition & admin fees.


Session Terms Teaching Period Start Dates Campus Location
Session 1 Term 1 26th Feb Gold Coast, Lismore
  Term 2 22nd Apr Gold Coast, Lismore
Session 2 Term 3 24th Jun Gold Coast, Lismore
  Term 4 19th Aug Gold Coast, Lismore
Session 3 Term 5 21nd Oct Gold Coast
Summer Term 2nd Jan Gold Coast